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After six games, the Eastern Michigan University football team is still looking to earn their first win of the season. The Army Black Knights, who have a record of 1-5 and a top-ranked rushing offense, are coming to Rynearson Stadium Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. for EMU’s third home game in a row.
Bronson Hill had a memorable game to remember Oct. 13 when he ran for 283 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start for the Eastern Michigan University Eagles. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for the Eagles, as the Toledo Rockets came away with a 52-47 shootout victory at Rynearson Stadium. EMU now drops to 0-6 (0-3 Mid-American Conference) on the season while Toledo runs their record to 6-1 (4-0 MAC).
The bald eagle seen before every home football game has become a staple for Eastern Michigan University students, faculty and alumni.
The Eastern Michigan University football team goes into the Oct. 13 contest with the visiting Toledo Rockets still looking for their first win of the season.
The Eastern Michigan University football team’s struggles so far this season continued Oct. 6 as the Kent State Golden Flashes defeated the Eagles 41-14 during Homecoming weekend. The Golden Flashes exposed the Eagles on offense, defense and special teams for the blowout victory.
After several tumultuous weeks for pundits of the NFL, the teams on the field have finally adhered to their weekly assumptions of which teams would win. The real surprise this week was there really wasn’t one.
The Eastern Michigan University football team enters the Homecoming contest Oct. 6 still looking for their first victory of the season. The task gets more difficult with the Kent State Golden Flashes coming into Rynearson Stadium. Kent State is 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference and boasts a very strong offense.
Superstition and sports have gone hand in hand for years with fans. Some fans always wear the same hat, some wear their socks inside out, but there is nothing more infamous in football fan legend than the “Madden Curse.”
The Eastern Michigan football team played its best game of the season so far, but still came up short losing 23-7 to the 21st ranked Michigan State Spartans (3-1). The Eagles had a 7-3 lead going into the half, but were unable to score a point after halftime as the team wasn’t able to keep up with the Spartan’s offense.
Eastern Michigan University football fans have been waiting to see what this year’s team is capable of after having its best seasons in the last couple of years. College football is in its fourth week now and the Eagles aren’t starting off as good as they were last year.
Fans are flummoxed, coaches are confused, and pundits are perplexed. Yes, after week two of the NFL season people are collectively saying, “What just happened?”
The Eastern Michigan University football team has given up 1,543 yards in the first three games of their 2012 campaign. EMU has given up 937 of those yards on the ground. It is tough to win a
football game at any level with that lack of production from the defense, and the team’s 0-3 record shows it.
What once appeared as an optimistic and promising season for the Eastern Michigan football team turned into a nightmare in West Lafayette, Ind. Sept. 15. The Purdue Boilermakers (2-1) blew out the Eagles (0-3) 54-16, giving EMU their third loss this season.
The Green Bay Packers’ defense held their own, and then some, in Thursday’s 23-10 victory over the Chicago Bears. With that win, the Packers won their seventh straight game against an NFC North opponent. More importantly, they won their first game of the season after their loss to the San Francisco 49ers in week one. The Packers improved their record to 1-1, while the Bears fall to 1-1.
Ashlyn Zarate: Green Bay Packers over the Chicago Bears
The NFL’s second week starts Thursday night with the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears facing off at Lambeau Field. The Packers go into the game coming off a 22-30 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
The NFL made headlines on Friday when they announced that a panel had overturned the suspensions of New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, defensive end Will Smith, free-agent defensive end Anthony Hargrove and former Saint and now Cleveland Brown linebacker Scott Fujita. The four players were officially eligible to play in the season opener on Sunday.
The Eastern Michigan University football team opened up their home schedule with a 31-14 loss to the Illinois State Redbirds, which was the first matchup between the two schools since 1981. EMU’s record fell to 0-2 while ISU improved to 2-0.
Following their 31-14 loss in the home opener Saturday afternoon, the Eagles will be traveling to West Lafayette, Ind. to take on the Purdue Boilermakers Sept. 15. Purdue lost a close game by a field goal at Notre Dame on Saturday, but has a decisive win on their record against Kentucky State.
After losing to Ball State in their season opener, the Eastern Michigan University football team is looking to snag a victory in their first home game of the season against Illinois State University Sept. 8.